Dry cleaning is the term used to describe the process of cleaning clothing and textiles with a chemical solvent rather than water.

Dry cleaning methods have been in use since Roman times when people used ammonia, derived from urine, to launder their delicate woollen togas.  You’ll be pleased to hear that dry cleaning techniques have come on quite a bit since then!

Nowadays a variety of chemical solvents are used depending on the type of fabric and the type of soiling.  For example perchloroethylene is very effective at removing oil-based stains, while glycol ethers are effective at removing water-based stains.

Here at Beacon Hill Cleaners we are able to dry clean a wide variety of clothing and textiles with a variety of different soiling and stains. We have more than 45 years experience in providing residential and commercial cleaning services so whatever your dry cleaning needs are, we can handle it.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to find out how we can help you.


. Same day dry cleaning service

. Shoe Repairs

. Full Tailoring Service

. Laundry Service

. Quilt Cleaning

. Wash, Dry and Fold Service